Dipika Damerla represents the riding of Mississauga East-Cooksville. Damerla was a senior policy advisor to the Minister of Economic Development and Trade, before being elected in 2011.
She has served as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Infrastructure.
Before getting involved in politics, Damerla was a reporter at OMNI TV, where she covered local issues in the GTA. Damerla began her career in the financial services sector and has worked at two of Canada’s largest banks.
She earned her MBA from the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto and her Chartered Accountant designation in India.
Damerla’s extensive community involvement includes volunteering with Carassauga and founding the clothing drive Vastra Daan. She is a proud mother and a long-time resident of Mississauga.